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KRON
Nov 7, 2012 4:00am PST
falling some california proposition is that to solve the ballot yesterday. this is proposition 30 here is our turn out over forming support for proposition 30 to increase education tax. it was billed as a tax hike to rescue the state's school. it was supported by governor jerry brown. it will raise $6 million annually by increasing the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years in raising income tax on the wealthy by 3 percent for seven years ticket of the brown has emerged victorious in this year's election the measure was leaving just over-- earlier results showed the measure cruising slowly but it can gain momentum after 2:00 a.m. with a difference of more than 500,000 votes. in a rally just before midnight brown declared victory sang the overstate of camelot ossicles. >> people would not otherwise agree on many things came together they can to get from many reasons. the core reason that brought people together in support of proposition 30 was the belief in our schools and our universities and in the capacity of the state government to make some wise investments that will benefit al
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
in the california national guard. >>> in tonight's reality check, a billion dollars of san jose investment in just six months? we take a look at mayor reed and city council's lofty goal. >> we're about to undergo major changes after near record setting heat and 75 in santa cruz. we're tracking two development storms and let you know when the rain arrives in a few minutes. >>> the lawyer for two nurses say their clients acted negligently not criminally. the inmates medical care, elmarch algodo and ra dofl foe were taken into custody. they were in possession of controlled substances. the lawyer says the nurses were keeping few unused pills for instances when the inmates refused to take their meds to make up for shortages in the inventory. >> $1 billion in just six months, that is the goal that mayor chuck reed and the san jose city council has set for investment in the city. is it even possible? in tonight's reality check, sam brach sits down with all of the players to find that answer. and sam, has the mayor set the sights too high? >> the truth of the matter is the demand is there, drive around sa
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
:30 this morning. >>> california especially the bay area saw tough congressional races, including one upset due to new primary runoff system. katie marzullo joins us with a closer look. >> reporter: this is the house of representatives map. here's what won't surprise you, blue, blue, blue, the whole bay area voting democrat. we want to focus on three races starting in district three. he has held state or federal office for 40 years and he hangs on to it in a close race you can see the numbers five -54% to the republican's 46% she is someone who national republicans thought would give them a good chance of getting a seat in the house that would not be the case. in the east bay to district 9 this was tricky, lines have been newly redrawn people thought the incumbent mcinnerney wouldn't be able to hold on to his seat, he does he wins 54% to gill's 46% in district 9. district 15, massive upset maybe the biggest in the state. pete stark who has held the office since 1973 known as dean of california delegation is out and he loses to fellow democrat due to the new primary system democrat vs. departmen
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 4:30am PST
30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the end, 54% of californians voted to raise their own taxes. but almost 4.5 million voters said yes to prop 30. the nos 46% of the vote, less than 4 million people voted no on prop. people who earn more than $250,000 a year will pay higher taxes for seven years and that tax increase will be retroactive to the beginning of this year. now, all of us will be paying more sales tax a quarter cent for four years. that boils down to paying about a penny more for every $4 you spend. now, funding for schools was the deciding factor for a lot of voters here. governor brown had threatened to cut $6 billion from schools and colleges if prop 30 didn't pass. in fact, this year's budget assumes that prop 30 would pass. the additional money that's about to come in will help balance the state budget through 2019. >> well, here we have. we have the vote
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
tuman, thank you. >>> well, california reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters in the last week. a field poll estimate says voter turnout would reach 70% yesterday nationwide voter turnout was lighter than in 2008 but polls in virginia and florida had to stay open late to accommodate long lines of voters. >> i have to tell you that i voted in a garage yesterday. >> i know you did. >> it was a first. i had never even heard of that, lawrence. >> that's what we do in california, michelle. wherever we need to vote, that's where we go. it was a great day yesterday but what changes we're seeing this morning! low clouds and fog have swept back onshore. the sea breeeze is kicking in so temperatures will be a whole lot different outside today. we have some dense fog out there, as well. so watch out for that. a little misty at the coastline. some fog made its way inside the bay as well, some dense fog showing up in some of the north bay valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting al
KRON
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
have still been taxed. he looks like california's state budget stays intact with the passage of prompt 30. >> in washington and colorado than stashed they legalized marijuana for recreational use. this drug would be subject to state regulations and taxes. legal experts stated that this will lead to a supreme court battle with the federal government. it may have a similar issue. >> last check wall street on this day after election. >> the index of the future has been higher but they reversed. the european union slashed its workers. and the european stocks went down blower. >> will take day quick break. it is foggy on the bridge and it is like this on the a lot of the area. =8 you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. we have a live look from the scene. kron forced jackie sissel. you are looking at some of the emergency vehicles they're trying to get traffic squeeze into one line. you are looking at the eastbound side of highway 24 right at the over in the crossroads. a trailer from a big rig was s
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am PST
'll do that later this morning. from two hours from right now, california voters will get their turn. this election expected to draw a different crowd this year. today in the bay christie smith has more in oakland on how the internet is changing the face of this year's election. good morning. >> good morning to you, jon. online voter registration here in california has brought 600,000 new voters to this election alone. most of them are democrats, they're young. the different thing about them is that they are much less likely to vote along party lines. according to the secretary of state, as of the october 22nd deadline, 18 million voters were registered. overall, new voters account for about 1.6 million of them. and a large majority are under 35 years old. again, half are democrats. 19% republicans and the rest just other. now, what we may notice today is that specifically beyond the presidential race, those might not vote along party lines. they tend to vote for the president and then leave other parts of the balt blank or just pick and choose as they go. for instance, just because
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
's election day. and the polls here in california just opened about 55 second ago. the months of campaigning the millions of dollars spent on ads comes down to this day. the presidential race remains a dead heat with the latest poll showing president obama and mitt romney still neck in neck in the all important battleground states. mitt romney voted this morning near his boston area home with his wife. romney is now heading to ohio and then pennsylvania where he is making last-minute campaign appearances. this was just announced yesterday before heading back to boston this evening. president obama is back home in chicago where he will watch the results come in later this evening. coming up at 7:15, we will have a guide to the key returns today and when we could know the results of the presidential election. >> time 7:01 you heard tori the polls opened moments ago here in california. we have reporters all over the bay area covering today's local, state and national issues. you see the reporters there tara and everybody else we will start with ktvu's at polling place in san jose good morning.
KRON
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am PST
were moved one block away as the fbi held the investigation. >> hundreds of thousands in california have already cast the boat b and alamed county, it has been in progress in alameda county they have seen that-voters have been coming and in person. in addition, the at the alameda registrar's office mone have been received by mail. >> certainly convenient for people. >> if it is already taken get it done before super tuesday. there are early is also vote by mail. we mailed out like 440,000 ballots. we have already received 200,000 of those back. with just a couple of days left to go is a large percentage. >> officials cautioned that those have yet can no longer rely on the mail system to deliver their votes on time. they must be taken in person to a polling place. let me remind you that we have extensive live coverage on the election night to tonight at 8:00 p.m. and stay updated on our website kron 4 .com and facebook and twitter. kron 4 will have the latest from beijing extreme weather. and egypt is electing a new pope. and light traffic plenty of sunshine. >> of egypt has a new cr
KRON
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
offenders on school grounds. >> we confirm with the deputy that there is a california statute that basically says registered sex offenders can be on school grounds as long as they have permission by a church -- buy is cool facility. the minister says the case is still open but did not comment on speculation that gurries. it reportedly little or no supervision had somewhat taken advantage of a loophole in the law to be a run hundreds of children. san jose, rob fladeboe. >> team coverage continues and people would think that a registered sex offender would be totally off-limits for a school campus. >> correct there is very little that prevents a registered sex offenders from being at schools. we are saying that there are laws about living at schools under just cause law. you cannot live within 2,000 ft. of preschool. but that has nothing to do with being a school. also if you are on probation or parole you could be prevented to be near children. as a condition of your parole or probation the ones that and, there are two to for laws penal code section 29 0.95 prohibits sex offenders whose victi
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you live from oakland where the governor is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first.
KOFY
Nov 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
-day activity in california. who is contributing to a huge infusion of cash, into the political committee opposing governor brown's proposition 30? this is even after state campaign finance regulators revealed the major source of funding for that tax measure, designed to help the schools. nanet miranda is in sacramento with the story. >> reporter: after a legal battle that almost ended up at the u.s. supreme court, the arizona-based americans for responsible leadership finally revealed who gave them that mystery their 11 million campaign contribution. >> they disclosed, an intermediary, the largest instance of money laundering in california history. >> reporter: in a letter, the money came from americans for job security, which funneled it to yet another nonprofit, center to protect patient right, before sending it to arl, arl sent it to the small business action committee pac in california, to use against governor brown's tax measure for schools, proposition 30, to win approval for proposition 32, which aims to curtail labor unions' political power. one of the groups is tied to david and
KRON
Nov 6, 2012 4:00am PST
aim reporting. >> closer to home the future of education funding in california would put to voters today. two propositions on the state ballot and to give more money to education through temporary tax increase. one measure is proposition 38 vs tax which has the backing of the other. opposition 30 fails it will force an additional $6 billion cut triggering massive cuts to education. 4.5 from cape through eight education. 500 million cut to public universities which will lead to fewer class offerings and the possibility of tuition increases. >> proposition 38 the competing bill is looking to raise money for education plan temporary income tax hike. you cannot vote yes for both of you like. proposition 30 does began pumping money into the educational system leave it. >> measure and will place a one penny per ounce tax on sugary drinks. tricks like soda and sports drinks. basically any beverage that contains a caloric sweetener. it would not apply to 100 percent juice drinks nor honestly know. same-sex marriages on the ballot in several states. voters in maine and maryland and washingt
KRON
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
and the republican campaign has kept up a steady fight. >> it will be paid long fight in california i am not so sure nationally. it will be late in the night before we learn the fate of prop. 30. >> it will be a tight race and as of now they said that once the polls close they plan to wait here for a possibly long night. >> we have new information about what states have gone to what candidates. cnn is predicting governor romney will take oklahoma bringing him 240 electoral college votes. the president meanwhile, its projected winds and several new england states as well as others. maine has been projected for the president as well as (...) the main road island kinetic it is for the president, new hampshire is still a big swing state. it has not been called but the president also has vermont. in addition to the president has been projected to win washington d.c. right here. as well as illinois. no surprise there that is the president's home state. he is surging ahead of governor romney with the slough estates over here. this information is just coming into the newsroom and we'll continue to keep you
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so many runners helped victims of sandy. >> these marathoners, they are not even neighbors, probably not even staten islanders. look what they are doing. great. >> people in staten island come out to cheer us on every year so the at least we can do is help them out. >> me weather forecast is not good for thousands who lost everything. there's another storm on the way with freezing temperatures. >>> our parent company, cbs corporation, has contributed a million dollars to the red cross. and cbs corporation will make a matching contribution to the american red cross for all sandy related contributions by employees of cbs. >> they turned the whole mar
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 4:30am PST
. they are against raising income tacks more than 250 thoughts dollars a year. >> we know that california dreams moving out. >> the last thing we need is a tax increase and that's simply going to drive more businesses out of the state. >>> meanwhile the two conservative problems were the source of $11 million of laundering. another prop decision on the ballot is one that will reveal the death penalty. it would convert their sentences to life and others could follow suit. a quarter of test row inmates are in california. a live proposal shows more on the polls closing and also it is getting national attention. the major propositions are in full swing. >>> and care givers were arrested on suspicion of involuntary care. the state licensing division is investigating the death of a child. >>> they arrested the grandmother of a 1.5-year-old girl shot on suspicious -- suspicion. it was hours after she brought her granddaughter into the hospital with a gunshot wound to her body. family members say she was a victim of a driveby shooting. they said they have heard no evidence of what happened. she remains
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 7:00am PST
about completing the requirements. >>> time is 7:11. terrorists in california, what four men who are allegedly connected to al qaeda were accused of planning. >>> also, a landmark auction. how things went during california's first sale of pollution permits as part of the fight against greenhouse gases. >>> cloudy skies, rain, wind, light. the front will be here by this evening department will an gray, windy day with rain developing. some of that will be heavy by tonight. >>> four southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clint
FOX
Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
at the two storms. this first one will continue to go across the californias, we move through the afternoon. we are going to see a bit of a break, maybe a bit of sun and then for the second half this system will start to pull in. let me show you what i'm talking about. scattered shower this morning. expect the slick roads, by noontime we have mainly cloud conditions but we are mainly dry. we have the break, we have rain and snow at the sierra but the elevation very high with the snow above 7,000 feet. by sunset, 5:00 we have the rain pulling in once again. this is the second system moving in to the north bay. if you have evening plans it's going to be wet. over the central bay by 7:00 and in to the south bay by 10. in the overnight it starts to push out. tomorrow morning, sunday 8:00. mainly dry and sunday will be cooler than today but we will be again mainly dry for sunday. the winds right now 14 miles an hour in oakland. 16 in san jose. temperatures, mild. relatively speaking. we are have upper 50s, low 60s outside outside the door right now. 60 degrees for mountain view. 57 santa rose
KRON
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
and not in california for the last 15 to 20 minutes. the race is said and done in large part because that is in some e- mail in ballots as well. >> that is one of the interest in things that is why you cannot wait too long to actually put your campaign in gear. people more and more are going to absentee. two reasons. is much more convenient. to in a state like california people like to do other things. this is on of election day. we like to go out and part of the voting machines for republican and democrat is put your vote in now and then get going and call out on a g old tv weather is a nevada arizona or people are driving and flying to the east coast. a good number of people are not in the states that are campaigning elsewhere. >> you say that there are some things that people will be voting on today that did not get as much attention as you would like to highlight. >> from someone who used to be a local elected officials there are racists where people only care about these. yes there is a big presidential race. there is a good universal people for whom there are things on the ballot for themselves
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
to deliver gas to ports. they are easing restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending types to help the east coast recover from the storms. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power and coast guard teams have been sent to the region. they will mostly help with the removal of hazardous waste. >>> under the pressure to meet the immediate needs of the city, new york mayor michael bloomberg reversed himself yesterday and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with runners who were among 47,000 others already in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon annie mitchell participated in and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still dealing with. >> i just didn't think it was right that they were pulling resources to help runners when there's people missing, no power, no water, no food, no heat. it just didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with at least half a dozen other san francisco runners, had trained for months to run
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather forecast is not good for thousands of people who have lost everything. there's another storm a nor'easter on its way with freezing temperatures for much of the northeast. >>> people in new jersey are in long lines this morning to get on public transit. gas rationing is in effect in parts of the state. the federal govern
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
." >> thank you, bob. >>> coming up, decision 2012. california's future is in your hands today. expert analysis on all the key issues, plus, a look at voter turnout and how decisions made by a few could affect us all. >>> which candidates does wall street prefer? that and netflix takes a poison pill. we'll look at business. >>> and, yes, we all had our fun and now we're on the hook. got to pay the piper for that cost. we'll tell you how much taxpayer money is going there to pay off the giants world series victory parade, just ahead. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >>> decision 2012 is yours on this election day. shots of this morning as vice president joe biden is out there casting his ballots in wilmington, delaware. getting the job done. we also have brand-new video of mitt romney. he is casting his ballot just momen
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-month-old scrap of paper. and she found it. in 2010, $17.5 million went
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
, illinois, california, and new york, the democrats are going to pick up 104 electoral college there and they did nothing there except go there for fund-raisers. that just shows you how sure we have of these states that are so blue and so red. but it's those nine states that we're talking about. that's what it's going to come down to, those nine battleground states and they are all-- with the possible exception of ohio-- all within the margin of error right now. >> pelley: norah, what do you see going into election tonight? >> one of the things i think is interesting is how much of the country has voted today before election day, the so-called early vote. it's been growing over the years. today we've seen more than 30 million people have turned out at the polls. interestingly enough, scott, the battleground state where this early vote has turned out. look at this. colorado, 77% has already voted. nevada. 72%. north carolina, 63% has already voted. in florida 53%. iowa 44%. and ohio 31%. john dickerson and i were talking about this earlier today. we could have most of the result
KRON
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
northwest. it was the parts of northern california. it started to break apart we could see moisture around santa rosa and the locations north of that. a lot of clout cover associated with that we could see rain jobs as well. sunshine mild conditions pretty much everywhere else. futurecast 4 predicts by 12:00 blue on your screen indicates everyone in the '50s. we will squeeze out some 60s in the afternoon highs. better tonight interest dropped back down to the 50's and 40's. >> here's a look at your afternoon highs 64 for oakland. 63 in hayward. livermore climbing to 65. upper 50s in daly city. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows into the rest of the week. it will be dry until potentially thursday. we will start to see more clouds associated with another weather system that could produce light rain. chance of wet weather for saturday. it in creases heavier rain expected as we head into sunday. more details coming up. >> the bay bridge toll plaza looks fine out oakland into the city. san mateo drive 12 minutes from end to end. south bound 101 the golden gate bridge no problems. i
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
of the names is former southern california congresswoman, jane harmon. she is a democrat who was a ranking member of the house intelligence committee. she resigned from her post last year to be head of the woodrow wilson center. >> a woman who mosted comments about the president said she is not a racist. after the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> repor
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
.org/abc. >>> supplies from northern california should be arriving in the northeast today flown out of oakland airport yesterday this giant 747 carrying tons of relief supplies from the army depot in trace one took off in the early afternoon another last night. >>> suggested -- seven people rescued interest their capsized boat are recovering. we have incredible pictures of what happened. situations lake this don't typically turn out this well. kira klapper is live with more. >> reporter: three adults and four children uninjured, remarkable outcome considering the turn of events yesterday afternoon. 25 foot pleasure craft overturned off dillon beach. the helicopter had rescued three adults and two children who had been clinging to the hull of the boat. looks like our video is not working right now. we will have that coming up later. people were watching in awe from the shore. the rescue mission turned a little terrifying when they realized two children were trapped inside the boat's cabin, it was quickly filling with water they were able to cut open the hull and rescue those two children, safe, sound,
KRON
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am PST
california coast. we are driving down the bay area. it is later in the early afternoon that we will start to see showers. futurecast 4 set up for 11:00 a.m.. no guarantees for the evening. by 2:00 p.m. look at the green on your screen blanketing the bay area. it would affect the golden gate area as far as was gatos. was a cloudy conditions on tap. as we head into the evening hours a scattered showers on the back in. it will continue as we head into tomorrow. afternoon highs 59 for napa. 64 antioch very chilly conditions will then a couple of degrees compared to what we are now. 59 san mateo. 58 in hayward. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast does show more wet weather on the way as we head into to mop. the good news is the weekend looks dry. sunny conditions into sunday. mild into monday and that is a holiday. tuesday the rain chances are back to the continued into wednesday. tenters will only be in the low sixties for your inland and bay locations at upper 50s low sixties for the coast. >> no hot spots in the traffic. the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza fein into oakland-best
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
storms pounding north california, oregon, and washington as we speak. nbc's migel almaguer is in san francisco where it is pouring down rain. migel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are in the middle of the second weather maker making it through the pacific northwest. i have to tell you, it feels like san francisco is in the bull's eye. it was hammering rain earlier for several hours, then had howling winds. the conditions let up. meteorologists say this is what to expect through the day. as a matter of fact, early in the week in san francisco wednesday, wind speeds topped 80 miles per hour. they're not expecting those type of winds earlier or later today, but they certainly are expecting downed trees and downed power lines to cause them several issues. at the higher elevations, closer to 7,000 feet in the sierra, they're expecting up to a foot of snow, so it is going to be certainly a wet day in the sierra, in the lower elevations, closer in the lower foothills, we expect up to 12 inches of rain by sunday. we're looking at very wet conditions. here in the bay area where t
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 4:30am PST
facing california voters prop 30. the governor's tax measure to fund education. he made his final push with senator feinstein yesterday. his initiative would avoid trigger cuts by increasing taxes on high income earners and increasing the state's sales tax. he will hold a rally with supporters and head back to sacramento. amy hollyfield will have more in the next half hour. >>> on this election day there are few more excited and dedicated than a san francisco woman who can lay claim to an amazing title. terry mcsweeney is live in the sunset district. >> reporter: how about the most experienced poll worker in san francisco, maybe the state, maybe the united states. we are talking about a woman who has been doing this, running polls since 1949. right now let's meet, 96-year-old alicia kennedy. she has been doing this since fdr was in office. working polling place at her home for many years she moved out here to the sunset, at 40th and irving. we asked, why do you get involved in this? she said it was a job and it paid $13 a day. in 1949 gas was a quarter a gallon. she works where voters
KRON
Nov 21, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> it is in 17 years as a california jury acquitted o.j. simpson and the stabbing death of his wife and friends. a new documentary climb to the jury was right to do so because simpson may not have done it. the movie which debuts of investigation discovery channel today claims that a death row inmate has confessed to the killings. the film titled my brother is the serial killer takes a look at glenn rogers, was convicted of killing women in florida and california and is a homicide suspect in several other states. a criminal profile in the film says he received paintings by roger atwood cools possibly linking him to the murders of simpson and her friend ronald goldman. >> the effort to keep twinkies alive have fallen short. hostess' sells it failed to reach a deal with the second biggest union. an attempt to mediate fell apart. any problem in tulsa will liquidate and sell all of its assets. hostas are positives will be in bankruptcy court tomorrow. and the judge will decide if it will allow to shut down. police in colorado's a 12 year-old girl grasp a pickup truck her father has been arrested for
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
in california a high end bulk wine business. you can buy wine from some of the best wine rice. and why guys sell wine depends. some sell because hey i got ek sees or a component that fit into this. i buy it. i bottle it and ship it. low overhead company. i can usually chop the price in half. >> you've been called the robin hood of wine. do you like that title? >> that suggests i'm stealing from the rich. that's not the way it really runs. guys love to sell wine to me. i provide a service and make the business more efficient. sure you can call me the robin hood of wine and we do give people fantastic value. so from that perspective -- >> you're okay with the purists or they are okay with you? >> yeah. absolutely. guys value what we do. like i said we add a service, and if you've got, you know, you've got a high end brand you're selling wine for $100 a bottle and you got excess wine and want to maintain your price point you can't shove 5,000 more cases of that into the market it doesn't work. what you do you'll declassify it and sell it off to a guy like me. >> i'm not sure t
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
for the missing drugs. a spokeswoman for the california department of corrections confirmed the investigation. she says the department is taking "appropriate action." >>> 7:20. because it's a holiday week, people want to know about the weather. >> yes. >> it's very important. more rain is coming. look outside our window now. steve says he will tell you when to expect to see more rain and if it will affect thanksgiving. >>> hostess is looking to liquid date but the reason you may still be able to get some of those -- liquidate, but the reason you may still be able to get some of those cupcakes. >>> and we'll have the morning commute for you coming up. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
day and california voters have major choices to make decisions that will affect the state for years to come. one of the biggest issues on that ballot is prop 30. he has been pushing this one hard. prop 30 would raise the sales tax, as well as income taxes for the highest earners. that money would then go towards prison realignment, health care and for education. and governor brown is expected to cast his vote on prop 30 any minute now and, of course, the long list of other things to select from and then it is a matter of time for just the watching and waiting. nbc bay area is your home for all election results and our live coverage starts at 4:00 this evening and local cut-ins throughout the night. updating you on all the local and state races. our newscast tonight at 11:00 p.m. will have the results of all your national, state and local races and, of course, tomorrow morning on "today in the bay." that is where you'll want to check in for all the election results that were released overnight. i believed i heard christina loren using the word perfection for today. >> hopefully we'll
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
and get to my gate. >> reporter: yesterday was rough for flyers. 81 flights within california were canceled because of weather and travelers actually had to be rerouted. but to ease a little frustration we have tips for savvy travelers this morning. one, check your own bags. some airlines will let you tag your own bag and skip that extra line. tip 2, tsa has a precheck program. if you sign up for this, you can pass through a separate security line saving extra time. and three, there are new smartphone appears that keep track of how long you'll spend in the security lines so you can plan ahead. we want to make note that basically, the amount of traffic isn't just something we're seeing here but we're also seeing down in san jose. you're taking a live look now at san jose airport. and they are expected to see an uptick in travelers also about 2% more than last year. and today is expected to be their busiest day. so really the key is to plan ahead. i spoke with airport representative on the phone a few moments ago who can't stress enough that they want people to show up ahead of time
KRON
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am PST
it was with the 20132410 school year.3/2014 school year. california governor jerry brown told the regents not to count on it. >> this state have to increase its general fund commitment to the university 12 percent every year. last 12% eric is very unlikely to hahas happened. without the money or a portion of it the universities will have to change their plans by cutting programs and cutting construction or have to find ways to raise additional revenue which could include tuition hikes. >> retail sales fell in october for the first time in four months. the census bureau has reported 3% drop for the last month. car dealers, furniture, electronics and people shop the hardware stores also drop in business. realtors are calling it a hot commodity. we are talking about the neighborhood of nnob in oakland. it is attracting people from all over. is in north open near berkeley and he revealed. the neighborhood is becoming more gentrified. restaurants and commuting are some of the it sees better making it more appealing. >> their time to complete the change what makes open gate and so in that sense it is bringi
KRON
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
apart over parts of northern california. this is something that we are not really concern ourselves with. it just will be a stray showers for communities north of that. the rest of the bay area will be cool. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows that there will be a chance for light rain. saturday night and sunday and another storm system will push its way through. we may see heavy rain at times and gusty conditions. this system may affect us as we start the next work with. this is something that will keep an eye on for you. >>it is a pretty good ride around the bay. the veterans day holiday is i observed to date. there are a lot of businesses and offices that are close. the state and federal offices are closed. it is light than usual traffic here. they have not activated the metering lights yet. these are just delays for cash customers. the carpoolers are getting through without delay. on highway 92 there were not usual construction delays and you kron would not see them this morning. we have been monitoring this bridge closely and maybe we have seen the conditions in. >>there is no
KRON
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am PST
warmer than yesterday. we have some wet weather and taxing northern california but that system is breaking apart and will remain dry in the bay area. tomorrow slightly warmer with temperatures up in the '60s and wednesday's we could see some blows '70s but wet weather at the end of the workweek. i work the to the timing in when you leave your umbrella coming up in just a bit. >> you have already given up the secret to the light traffic, many people have the day off. traffic is much lighter than usual on the 1 01 northbound. are the reason is because it is light traffic through south bay. there are few areas of slowing on the 1 01 and 285 but much lighter than usual. the east bay is just a little slowing on interstate 580 but again much much lighter than usual. no major delays >> as far as killing her up this morning least knows that the gas prices are down. the state average is $3.85 a gallon. now you're just appropriately. he had the glasses and a coat. >> put the money you're saving on gas prices you will have to spend on a winter coat because it is freezing out here. $3.85 i
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
toys are still being told this holiday season. the california public interest group released its 27th annual trouble in toyland list. it names toys that they consider toxic and dangerous to kids and out of the 200 toys it surveyed, they found more than a dozen toys that have possible health risks. >>> it's bun of the busiest travel weeks of the year. there is a new warning about travel risks from second -- from second-hand smoke in airports. the centers for disease control released that report. they claim the air quality around the designated smoking airports and airports is five times worse than smoke-free airports. the cdc says there's no safe level of second-hand smoke. it will end its flights between oakland and reno, nevada. the -- >>> southwest will end its flights between oakland and reno. >> nevada. recently, those flights have only been 55% full. they are the main tearier at reno airport. alaska and united will continue their flights between reno and the bay area. >>> 7:47. not everyone will fly or drive this thanksgiving holiday. some people hope to avoid the crush by taking
KRON
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
. this is youtube video of a similar protest that happened in southern california last month and this may be the scene you come across today. at least this richmond and san jose. they will be targeting stores in those cities. it starts with the employees being upset about coming to work, now they want better working conditions while they are at it so we will hear from them throughout the day. as for wal-mart, they say their stores will operate normally and that customers won't see anything out of the ordinary. and these so-called protests involve a handful of associates. most of the protesters don't work for wal-mart. we will take a break. let's go back outside. we have a look at walnut creek. traffic is awfully light this morning as expected on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. we'll be back with more in a moment. >> and we're back here at 7:10 keeping an eye on the macy's thanksgiving day parade. sonic the hedgehog coming into view as 3-and-a-half million people lineing the streets here watching the parade go on in manhattan. the parade is taking a different route than it norma
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am PST
marzullo join a closer look. >> reporter: i have california blown up on the big board, zoomed in on the bay area. starting in the peninsula district 14, democratic incumbent jackie spear her opponent, the republican, a businesswoman and biotech consultant. now to the east bay to look at a different race, district 11, george miller the democratic incumbent. his challenger republican virginia fuller. registered nurse who became a united states citizen in the year 2000. one of the most interesting races to watch today is going to be this massive north bay district 2. republican roberts democrat huffman neither is the incumbent. someone new getting elected there. roberts is a securities broker, huffman is an environmental attorney as well as a state assemblyman. brand new representative for folks in district 2. i'll be back with a look at other races in the bay area. >>> voters heading to the polls in oakland might notice extra security. in two hours the chief cheerleader for prop 30 will cast his ballot, amy hollyfield is live at his polling place in oakland. >> reporter: good morning many gov
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
trains, including here in california. stay with abc7 news throughout the morning for continuing coverage of the storm track with it our live doppler any time, abc7news.com. >>> developing news, man is dead after falling down a slippery hillside into a water filled rock quarry in oakland. crews began searching for the man around 7:00 last night at the quarry near the rock ridge shopping center. they were told he may have fallen behind his home while looking for his cat. his body was found by a dive team 1:00 this morning in the 80 foot deep quarry officials say the cat was found an hour into the search near the man's home. >>> 26-year-old murder suspect accused of a violent crime spree in san jose is scheduled to be in court today. jonathan wilbanks was arrested last friday officer suffered minor injury. wilbanks and another suspect, still on the loose, suspected of killing 2-year-old rory park -- killing 22-year-old rory parkpetty ford 20,000 reward is being offered. >>> in a few hours u.s. interior secretary salazar will visit a controversial oyster farm, next week he's expected to anno
KRON
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
is highlighting the bigger weather story. we have some moisture in northern california right now. clouds north of the golden gate bridge. this system will continue to say its way south into the bay area. 3:00 p.m. on tuesday we could pick up some light rain for palo lama and as far as napa. we will continue to see the system grow in intensity by 9:00 p.m. tuesday night. dll on the screen indicates moderate to heavy rain and it will continue to sag in march its way south in the overnight hours. waking up wednesday morning for those of you do have to have to work light rain through the heart of the bay area. the good news is it will start to clear out as we head into the afternoon. 7 day around the bay forecast shows a 10 percent chance of some light rain thanksgiving morning. sunshine will prevail until the afternoon and will be a dry one into the friday. saturday and sunday into the weekend temperatures will be in the upper 60s for your afternoon high. upper '40's low 50s for your overnight lows. 7:17 a.m. and we are on to traffic. >> we continue to monitor a slower ride on the bay bridge with
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
flights within california yesterday were canceled and those travelers were moved around because of weather so these are tips to keep in mind. we have some holiday tricks as you get ready to travel here if you are flying out of sfo or any airport in the bay area. one, check your own bags. some airlines will actually let you skip the baggage counter and tag your bag yourself. two, precheck with tsa. they have a new program, if you sign up you can pass through a separate security line. three, there are new smartphone apps that keep track of security lines so you will know how much time to expect to spend in those lines. we want to make note again in addition to this being the busiest travel day of the year, the huffington post listed sfo as one of the most actually frustrating airports to go to, orbitz saying one of the busiest hub on thanksgiving. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> new this morning a man has been found dead after he went missing while looking for his cat overnight. divers located him and recovered the man's body this morning. he apparently drowned in about 30 f
KRON
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
says they wanted to think they university california for being a great part of this university and community. we all feel a great sense of pride we have the most winning as tenure in cal history and we wish the must success, " paris. and with a $6.9 million. it-broker said-- >> and you better say something nice. when kron gives me a $50. jolapply fed for athletic director has to gyour is.. that it is the boosters? >> and that new stadium is not there because she says it i she wanted a new stadium. , you have to listen to them? >> i am not saying that it was not time that it was always the athletic director that gets trotted out. many alumni were not happy. and somebody we had on a recently, the san jose state coach. and coach mcintyre, by all accounts is pressing a kid through school and making him go to class. nine-one, but i will whisper, that you know he's making now? and he would jump at it. smith, or ka epernick was great last night. everything he did was cold. he did it this against reputedly one of the best defense everything it did--was awesome -- jim harbaugh was how f
KRON
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am PST
. of customers-without water. all global warming could have a peak impact on california water supply. a stanford professor looking at what would happen at the snow pack are run the world if the average temperatures were to increase by two degrees-three degrees in the next century. this new research shows that we will see more years for this snowpack is smaller than normal. >> and not just a decrease in the overall amount of snow accumulation but the change in the timing. of the run off. >> these forecast modelsld be melting of sooner, faster. >> let us get a check of their weather and traffic. george? is it in the east bay. >> is. and also interstate 80 and highway no. 4. earlier occurring accidence impacting drive times. however, out of crocket to hercules and berkeley. taking a lot of pressure off the low bay area. however #4 in the drive times of nearly 50 minutes from antioch towards concord. westbound. and that is because of two different accents. one occurred in antioch and the other was port of chicago highway. there is a normal bridge commute with a 16-18 minutes. the san mateo bridge no
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
. the system is clearing out of here. it should be out of the state of california by 5:00 tonight. 65 degrees as we head into thanksgiving holiday. let's look at the drive with mike. >>> although the rain for the most part has traveled through, we have misty conditions. the roadways are not completely dry yet. it is a smooth drive at 101 and 680. down in the lower right corner, the orange blobs show the moisture in the area. they are beautiful, but they hold a lot of moisture. north 680 into sunol into fremont is jammed. an accident, a car flipped over, a lot of slowing in sunol. marla, back to you. >>> mike, thanks so much. we will be back with the next news and weather update in 30 minutes. see you next at 10:26. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> hey, everyby, welcome, lcome, is winday wednesday, isovber 21st. da ow because she's got family here it is the second biggest travel day of the year. so,ood luck, everybody, wherer you are
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